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They Came from Outer Space

Matthew Sweet introduces film music inspired by aliens, marking the release of Earth to Echo. The classic score of the week is John Williams's ET - The Extra-Terrestrial.

Matthew Sweet introduces a selection of film music inspired by visitors from outer space inspired by the week's featured new release: David Green's "Earth to Echo" with music by Joseph Trapanese.

Featured scores include: Alan Silvestri's "Contact"; Tristram Cary's " Quatermass and the Pit"; Danny Elfman's "Men in Black" and Eric Serra's "The Fifth Element".

The classic score of the week is John Williams's "E.T. - The Extra-Terrestrial".

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Sat 26 Jul 2014 16:00

Music Played

  • Herman Stein

    IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE(1953): Titles

    Orchestra: Universal Studios Orchestra. Composer: Henry Mancini.
    • Screen Freaks.
    • Chrome Dreams.
    • 13.
  • Alan Silvestri

    CONTACT (1997): Awful Waste of Space/Ellie's Bogey

    Conductor: Alan Silvestri. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Warner Bros : 9 46811-2.
    • Warner Bros.
    • 1/2.
  • Tristram Cary

    QUATERMASS AND THE PIT (1967): Power of the Horned Demon

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Tristram Cary.
    • SILVA SCREEN : CNS5009SIL.
    • SILVA SCREEN.
    • 7.
  • Danny Elfman

    MARS ATTACKS! (1996): Main Theme

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Silva Screen : SILCD1268.
    • SILVA SCREEN.
    • 7.
  • Danny Elfman

    MEN IN BLACK (1997): M.I.B Closing Theme

    • Columbia : CK 68169.
    • Columbia.
    • 13.
  • √Čric Serra

    THE FIFTH ELEMENT (1997): Leeloo

    Orchestra: The London Session Orchestra.
    • VIRGIN : 72438 44521.
    • VIRGIN.
    • 7.
  • Alan Menken

    LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (1986): Feed Me!

    Performer: Rick Moranis. Performer: Levi Stubbs.
    • GEFFEN : GFDL-19289.
    • GEFFEN.
    • 8.
  • Alan Arnold

    PAUL (2011): Passport

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Dodd.
    • UNIVERSAL MUSIC.
  • John Williams

    Escape / Chase / Saying Goodbye

    • MCA : MCL 1878.
    • MCA.
    • 17.
  • Joseph Trapanese

    EARTH TO ECHO (2014): Earth to Echo Suite

    • SONY : 88843086882.
    • SONY.
    • ``.
  • Burt Bacharach

    THE BLOB (1958): Beware the Blob

    Performer: Burt Bacharach.
  • Aaron Zigman

    THE NOTEBOOK (2004): Overture

    • NEW LINE : 309031.
    • NEW LINE.
    • 2.

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